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Mount Rothwell Conservation and Research Centre

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Great to see endangered species & to hear how Mt Rothwell are assisting in their recovery. Cassie... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
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Wodonga, Australia
Spotlight tour

A very enthusiastic and passionate Cassandra guided us on a wonderful tour. We were treated to... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Elizabeth N
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5 Rothwell Rd | aka Mt Rothwell, Biodiversity Interpretation Centre: Facebook has recent info, Little River, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3211, Australia
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Great to see endangered species & to hear how Mt Rothwell are assisting in their recovery. Cassie was very knowledgable & passionate about the animals.. Wonderful experience, well worth the trip out. The little Quoll was so cheeky

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

A very enthusiastic and passionate Cassandra guided us on a wonderful tour. We were treated to sightings of endangered and rare animals that are being given another chance. We were particularly taken by the Eastern quoll, eastern barred bandicoots and the southern brush tailed rock...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Mt Rothwell is the largest predator free ecosystem in Victoria. The property is exclusively managed for the conservation of some of Australia’s most threatened faunal species, including the Eastern Barred Bandicoot, Brush-tailed Rock Wallaby, Rufous Bettong and Eastern Quoll. The Spotlight Tour allows you to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
4  Thank sandrewk2017
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I enjoyed visiting Mt Rothwell, with school/scouts trip in helping maintain Rock Wallabies and the Quoll's habitat. It was extremely interesting visit, as there is an abundance of endangered animals that you have the opportunity to observe. The landscape is also really lovely.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Mount Rothwell is a hidden gem outside of Little River. If you like Australian native animals and supporting local conservation efforts then a night tour at this place is a must-do. BYO torches and sturdy shoes and prepare to be able to get up close...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank snuff82Melbourne
Reviewed 18 November 2015

went here as part of a school trip, not always open to the public! But it has species that are endangered and extinct in the wild. We were studying Eastern Barred Bandicoots in school, they are extinct in the wild but are growing strong in...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 27 February 2014

The Mount Rothwell Conservation Centre is located some 27 kilometers west of Werribee in an area devoid of many buildings or other landmark features to find your way there. However if you are fortunate enough to decide to go you will not be disappointed especially...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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